Two children sitting outside with a dog that was found with the use of pet microchipping

One of the worst feelings to experience as a pet owner is a realization that your pet has gone missing. Only 17% of dogs and 2% of cats make it back to their owners—which can make it feel like you’ll never see your pet again if they get lost.

Microchips for Dogs & Cats

Jersey Village Animal Hospital wants to encourage you to consider microchipping your pet, even if they live entirely indoors–because even indoor pets can escape and become lost. Unlike collars and tags, pet microchips can’t fall off and they serve as permanent identification for a pet’s entire life. Microchips are also rated for 25 years, meaning they never need to be removed or recharged during your pet’s lifetime.

Microchipping a pet is simple, relatively painless and very affordable. Once implanted, authorities only need to scan the pet’s microchip to locate your information. But remember: a microchip is only useful if your contact information is updated.

Pet Microchipping Services in Houston, TX

Jersey Village Animal Hospital believes pet microchipping is the safest, most effective method of pet recovery available, helping reunite more than 15,000 lost pets to their owners every month. To learn more about microchips for pets, or to get your pet or dog microchipped, call us at 713-466-8542.